Experiments with truth: 5/10/10

    • Producers of a documentary in Malaysia held a silent protest today to highlight media censorship.  They read newspapers upside down while they marched through Kuala Lumpur.
    • Thousands of people protested in Taipei on Saturday to call for the release of former president Chen Shui-bian and to support the Taiwanese independence movement.
    • Several hundred people gathered in London on Saturday to call for electoral reform.  They wore purple and chanted “Fair votes now!”
    • Tucson high school students protested a proposed bill that would ban ethnic studies programs in Arizona.
    • Plus-size models protested outside the Australian Fashion Week last week after they were excluded from the show.


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